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Three Huskers to Play in Annual East-West Shrine Bowl
5 days ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Cornerback Lamar Jackson and defensive linemen Carlos and Khalil Davis have accepted invites to the annual East-West Shrine Bowl, an all-star game in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Robinson Leads the Way of New Faces for Nebraska Against Wisconsin
17 days ago by Jacob Padilla
With two starters nursing injuries last Saturday, Nebraska had to turn to some new faces—including true freshman Ty Robinson—on the defensive line against Wisconsin.
Blackshirts Are Making a Compelling Case for a New Way to Win in 2019
2 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska under Scott Frost will be an offense-first program, but through three games in 2019 the Huskers' defense is leading the way.
Tracking Nebraska's Defensive Participation Against Colorado
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
After week one, we took a look at how Nebraska used its offensive personnel against South Alabama. This week, we're looking at the other side of the ball.
Lacking Offensive Punch, Nebraska's Defense Steps Up
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
With Scott Frost at the helm, Nebraska’s offense is always going to get top billing. On Saturday, however, it was the other two phases of the game – and especially the defense – that took center stage and carried the Huskers to victory against South Alabama.
Blackshirts Focus on Improving Rush Defense in 2019
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska was one of the worst rushing defenses in the Big Ten last season. Changing that in 2019 has been one of the primary focuses for the Blackshirts during the spring and fall.
It's Dirty Work Playing Nose Tackle, but the Huskers Have Two Now
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The Huskers are hoping Darrion Daniels' arrival proves to be the final piece of the puzzle that puts everyone else in the right spots on that defensive line heading into the 2019 season.
Trust and Togetherness Key for Huskers' Seniors in 2019
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
From the small group of seniors who made it through four or five years of turmoil to the tight-knit defensive line group to the outside linebackers getting their coach back, Nebraska seems to have a strong sense of trust and togetherness heading into the 2019-20 season.
Tony Tuioti Brings Consistency to Nebraska's Defensive Line
8 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska's new defensive line coach for 2019 is its third new defensive line coach in as many years. But Tony Tuioti doesn't need to learn this Husker defense in order to teach it. Turns out that's kind of important.
Nebraska's Hoping Family That Eats Together, Wins Together
8 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Establishing a new defensive line culture at Nebraska one pound (and another, and another) of chicken wings at a time.
Scoring the Huskers: Defensive Line
12 mo ago by Derek Peterson
Last week, we scored the Huskers’ offense by position group. This week, it’s time for the defense, starting with the line.
Dicaprio Bootle, Mo Barry Named to Third Team All-Big Ten
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska didn't have a player on any all-defensive team in 2017 for the first time since joining the Big Ten. Corner Dicaprio Bootle, linebacker Mo Barry and a few others made sure that didn't become a trend.
In Minnesota Win, Nebraska's Defense Earned a Few More Blackshirts
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
On Tuesday, corner Lamar Jackson, safety Tre Neal and defensive linemen Carlos and Khalil Davis all left practice wearing black instead of the yellow the defense had been in since fall camp.
Nebraska D-Line Seeking Balance Between Aggression and Control
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska needs to get more pass rush out of its defensive line, but that can't come with penalties and lane assignment busts.
DC Erik Chinander: 'We Have Wins on the Horizon'
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska defensive coordinator Erik Chinander shared some insight on the Huskers' late-game breakdowns at Northwestern while remaining optimistic about the future.
Nebraska's Defensive Line Shows Strength in Rotation
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
“Rotation” was one of the buzzwords from the preseason and on Saturday, defensive line coach Mike Dawson showed that wasn’t just talk as nine different defensive linemen saw the field in Nebraska’s 3-4 defense including redshirt freshman Damion Daniels.
A Loss Is a Loss, but Nebraska Players See Something Different This Year
1 yr ago by Erin Sorensen
Nebraska may have lost 33-28 to Colorado, but the Huskers players believe there's still something different about this year's team.
Nebraska Position Previews by the Numbers: Defensive Line
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Hail Varsity's numbers-based position previews roll on and shift their focus to the defensive line.
Hot Reads: 5 Veterans to Keep an Eye on this August
1 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
A new season officially starts today with the start of fall camp and every August is to some degree obsessed with the "new." But don't overlook some returning players in key spots.
Hot Reads: What's the Secret the Blackshirts Are Keeping?
1 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
Four of the five Huskers to meet with the media on Wednesday were defensive players, and a few of them offered some cliffhangers about what's in store for Nebraska this spring and into 2018.
 
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